Grilled Vietnamese Prawn

 Vietnamese Grilled Shrimps are Shrimps marinated in lemongrass, fish sauce, spices and grilled till golden brown. Refreshing lemon flavour, pungent fish sauce and aromatic spices make grilled shrimps so delicious.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine thai
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 209 kcal


  • 500 gms Shrimp Cleaned and devained with tail on
  • 7-8 Shallots Finely minced / Gratted
  • 3-4 Garlic Cloves Finely Minced/gratted
  • 1/2 tspn Minced Ginger
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tspn soy sauce
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1 tbsp minced Lemongrass
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp Red chili flakes (Optional)
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Wooden Skewres Soaked in water for 15 minutes


  1. Mix all the ingredients mentioned above. Add the cleaned prawns. Marinate at least for 30 minutes.
  2. Prepare the grill pan or barbecue by brushing some oil on it.
  3. Carefully skewer the prawns. And grill each side for about 3-4 minutes. Blast in between with the remaining marinade to keep the prawns moist.
  4. While serving garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
Nutrition Facts
Grilled Vietnamese Prawn
Amount Per Serving (100 g)
Calories 209 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Cholesterol 315mg105%
Sodium 1352mg59%
Potassium 277mg8%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 27g54%
Vitamin A 150IU3%
Vitamin C 9.3mg11%
Calcium 202mg20%
Iron 3.3mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.